ParetoLogic facing complaint of alleged wrongdoing

After Revenuewire settled with the FTC, its sister company ParetoLogic has to appear in court. They are sued in a US class-action by a disgruntled customer.

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A week in security (January 20 – 26)

A roundup of the previous week’s most notable security stories and events, including tech support scams, deepfakes, and the latest ransomware attack in Florida.

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Recipe for success: tech support scammers zero in via paid search

We take a deep dive into the recently reported Azure-hosted tech support scam pages, identifying this as one of the most successful scam campaigns in use today.

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A week in security (September 10 – 16)

A roundup of the security news from September 10–16, including omnichannel fraud, ways to get back at scammers, the security of 2FA, and partnerstrokas.

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PSA: Users with landlines are more vulnerable to scams

Anyone still using a home phone be warned: having landlines makes you particularly vulnerable to scams. Read on to learn how to keep your landline but stay safe from cyberattacks.

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Fake Malwarebytes helpline scammer caught in the act

In this blog, we take you through a phone call to a fake Malwarebytes helpline run by Blue Eye Ventures, and show you how to spot the scam in action.

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A week in security (May 7 – May 13)

A roundup of security news from May 7 – May 13, including a new zero-day for Internet Explorer, a Netflix phishing scam, a worm found in Facebook’s Messenger, and more.

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Where did the tech support scam blacklist go?

We’ve removed our blacklist of recognized tech support scammers from our tech scam support page. Here’s what we’re doing instead.

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Tech support scammer tries to sell free software

Watch as a Malwarebytes researcher catches a rather rude tech support scammer from AmericaGeeks in the act.

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FTC providing partial refunds for Advanced Tech Support victims

Last month, the FTC announced the recovery of 10 million dollars from Advanced Tech Support. If you were a victim of ATS, also known as Inbound Call Experts (ICE), you might be able to get a partial refund of what they scammed from you.

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